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Strategy Consultant Resume Example

Strategy Consultant Resume Written for an Executive

This consultant resume is unique for a few reasons. This senior level marketing manager/director had recently earned her MBA from a prestigious university and wished to return to the consulting work she had done early in her career.

How do you handle a situation like that in your resume? The preferred reverse chronological format buried all her previous work history as a consultant on page 3. They’ll never even get that far, will they? The answer is that yes, they will. But only if you precisely focus the document so that it is clear it is a consultant resume and write a powerful summary sections that calls to the front and showcases all the most relevant experience. That is precisely what we have done.

Strategy Consultant Resume Page 1

Strategy Consultant Resume Page 1

Also note that we haven’t just called out relevant qualifications and traits. Her profile is very specific and includes examples to “prove” and illustrate her claims.

Strategy Consultant Resume Page 2

Strategy Consultant Resume Page 2

Strategy Consultant Resume Page 3

Strategy Consultant Resume Page 3

More Consultant Resume Writing Tips

This consultant resume also shows a powerful technique that can be used if you have written referrals.  We’ve used sidebars in this resume that highlight some of this client’s most impressive referrals, which we strategically selected to call attention to some of the most important selling points.

We know it can be tempting to look for resume examples on the internet, then try to model your own after them. Please don’t! The most effective resumes are a reflection of a person, NOT just a collection of words on a piece of paper. Your resume MUST tell an AUTHENTIC and memorable story that illustrates YOUR brand and the unique promise of value that YOU bring to the workplace. We have included examples on our website to illustrate the quality and diversity of our work and they are protected by copyright. If you need help writing your resume, it will be our pleasure to assist you.

Morning, Michelle, I have cc’d you on an e-mail to Nancy several minutes ago. I think that note pretty well sums up my response to your inquiry about how things are going! It has been a pleasure to work with you and your company. You’ve got a great thing going there. Very professional, accountable and so easy to work with.

The other email he refers to...

I really like the work you have done and I now understand how a pro like you can take a pretty good document to whole different level. Early on in my experience with your company, I was curious how my personal brand would come through. As my wife reviewed your work with me, she said ‘this is so YOU’. Mission accomplished! So, congratulations and thank you to you, Nancy, for a job well done. Please count me as a very satisfied customer and feel free to use me as a customer reference if the need should ever arise.

T.M., Minnesota

The job search went well, and I have accepted a position with XXXX as an Executive Consultant. There is no doubt in my mind that the quality of my resume opened some doors. In addition to XXXX, I was a finalist for a CTO position at XXXXX, and I declined another offer from XXXX International. Only two things matter when trying to get your foot in the door: networking and the quality of your resume...Feel free to use me as a reference at any time. Thank you.

G.S., Michigan

Thank you so much for sending me the email with all finalized project files. I have opened them and saved them on my laptop. I will also save a backup copy. Michelle S. did a great job with my resume and cover letter and I am very happy... I will be sure to refer any friends and thanks.

M.R., New York

After the initial shock of your wonderful work, I seriously looked at my cover letter. I believe it to be in great shape...I thank you for your assistance. I am quite impressed with what you have done. I honestly feel you have captured the essence of what I wanted to accomplish with a cover letter. Regardless of me getting this job, I want you to know, what may seem a small amount of work for you has left me proud of my own abilities. In addition, I would like to thank you for the suggestions you have made for my resume. I WILL put them to use.

W.K., Virginia

Michelle, I just wanted you to know that a recruiter commented positively on my resume today...she said the body of the resume was impeccable, the best she has seen in a long time.

P.H., New Hampshire

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